Joseph Raymond Piazzon, 78, of Bonita Springs, FL, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 29, 2019. He was born on January 23, 1941 in Detroit, MI, the son of Amelio and Marion (Barszcz) Piazzon.
Joe was raised in Detroit and attended Chadsey High School. He attended the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where Joe earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. After graduation, he began a dedicated 37-year career with the General Motors Corporation. Joe was also very proud to serve in the United States Army Reserve. His hobbies included golfing, boating, bocce ball, reading and spending time with his family. In retirement, Joe was happy to move south and lived in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware and Bonita Springs, Florida.
Mr. Piazzon is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Kathleen “Kathy” (Kiel) Piazzon; his beloved children, David (Amy) Piazzon of Royal Oak, MI and Lynnea (Larry) Kull of Tustin, CA; his brother and sister, Leonard (the late Anne) Piazzon of San Jose, CA and Marian (Richard) Birdsall of Jacksonville, FL; and five cherished grandchildren, Trevor, Margaret, Jamie, Charley and Cooper.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Naples at a later date and will be announced.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, in memory of Joseph Piazzon, 12902 Magnolia Drive MBC- FOUND, Tampa, Florida 33612 or www.moffitt.org/give.